Venus out to build on Oaks second

first_img Press Association “We’ll see how she gets on, if things went well we could look at something like the Prix Vermeille.” Paul Deegan’s Midnight Soprano has to carry a penalty having already won the Noblesse Stakes over course and distance this season. Last time out she was not disgraced when beaten just over four lengths in the Lancashire Oaks at Haydock. “She’s got a penalty, but this race has been the plan for some time,” said Deegan. “She’s very well but it looks like Venus De Milo will be very hard to beat given how well she ran in the Oaks. The ground will be in our favour, though. “We had her entered up over hurdles at Galway as she’s a natural jumper. Ruby (Walsh) came to school her and she could have run at Galway but we thought we’d stick to the original plan. We’ll get this race out of the way then she’s in the (Irish) Leger Trial (Curragh, August 24) and the Leger itself and then we might think about going hurdling. “She’s a superstar mare and we normally sell them to go hurdling but we’ll keep her. I only had one runner over hurdles last year (Mr Lando) and it won.” As well as Venus De Milo, Aidan O’Brien also runs Beach Of Falesa, while Jim Bolger saddles Bunairgead. Dermot Weld is represented by Sleeping Beauty, with John Murphy’s Kiss Goodnight completing the field. The lightly-raced filly did not see the racetrack as a two-year-old but is quickly making up into a smart performer, taking second place in the Curragh Classic on just her third career outing. Unbeaten in two starts prior to that, Aidan O’Brien drops her to Group Three level before hopefully raising her sights again. O’Brien said: “She has been in good form since the Oaks, although we haven’t done a lot with her. I’m happy with her and we’re going for this hoping to win a Group race with her. center_img Darley Irish Oaks runner-up Venus De Milo could book a trip to Longchamp with a victory in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Give Thanks Stakes at Cork on Tuesday.last_img read more

Finnplay secures UKGC software operating licence

first_img Related Articles Submit Martin PrantnerSeeking to boost its licensing provisions, Finnish platform and white-label industry solutions supplier Finnplay has confirmed that it has gained a software operating licence from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC).Updating the market, Finnplay management detailed that it had added UK betting industry software supplier certification to its existing UKGC ‘pool betting’ licence, thus being able to better service the world biggest betting market.Finnplay strengthens its licensing inventory, which currently includes the jurisdictions of Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Malta, Mexico and Curacao. Martin Prantner, Chief Executive of Finnplay, commented on his firm gaining UKGC software certification“The UK market is without a doubt one of the biggest and longest-established licensed jurisdictions in the world, with exacting regulatory standards that are sound, rigid and trustworthy for both players and operators.“This will be a significant stepping stone for our company’s strategy of continued regulatory technical compliance and growth opportunities in which we can offer our customers an all-inclusive, serviced gaming product for the UK, with a full array of licensed products across the gaming spectrum including, betting, pool betting, and casino.” Veikkaus calls for early introduction of Finnish age verification measures August 28, 2020 StumbleUpon UKGC launches fourth National Lottery licence competition August 28, 2020 Share TVBET passes GLI test for five live games in Malta and Italy August 25, 2020 Sharelast_img read more